Sustainability and Development: a Green New World?
Impoverished people in developing countries and their children want to be wealthy, and that will realistically not be achieved through relying on renewable energy alone. Indeed, sustainability and development are often seen as contradictory. Yet, is it true that developing countries face a trade-off between either economic growth and poverty reduction, or protecting the environment? Is sustainable development in the emerging world desirable and possible? Join this highly timely discussion with international speakers who bring work experience from a variety of countries and sectors, including at Greenpeace and the UN.